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The Fixed Fight: Reviewing Robert Reich's "Saving Capitalism"

Everybody knows, wrote the old maestro Cohen, “everybody knows that the dice are loaded, everybody knows the fight was fixed: the poor stay poor and the rich get rich, that’s how it goes, everybody knows… 1,481 more words

Politics

The republican President Donald Trump has a habit of developing policies that at are based on his preconceived notions, which are not based on facts and reality but rather on “fake news,” with an anti-immigration bias championed by his base. 1,298 more words

Politics

2017:  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I blame the New Yorker.  I kept getting emails in my inbox from them, teasing me with a few of their intelligent, well-written articles and glimpses of the on-point cartoons (“Love them New Yorker cartoons!” frequently writes a Facebook friend.)  So, in the spirit of supporting definitely-not-FAKE NEWS (which also accounts for a subscription to the… 2,964 more words

Musings

Ethical Consumerism, Part 3: The Corporation

In part 1 of this series of posts on the topic of Ethical Consumerism I mentioned the story of how Henry Ford was blocked from doing good things because of the structure of the Ford Motor Company. 625 more words

Seriously, How Dumb Is Trump?

Even if Trump doesn’t read, can’t follow a logical argument, and has the attention span of a fruit fly, it still doesn’t follow that he’s stupid.

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Deconstructing Healthcare

“America’s health care system is neither healthy, caring or a system”  – Walter Cronkite

This opening quote can also be said of Canada now.  I grew up in a Canada when health-care had doctors who came to your home.  938 more words

Terry Wiens

THE GOOD NEWS

Dollar$ like to imagine the column is the counterpoint to the tsunami of illogic and disinformation that rises in the far off muddled oceans and then inundates us all. 465 more words

Business